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Asian Pork Chops

A simple ingredient list upgrades pork chops from weekday regular to must-try dinner favorite. pair with a green salad or steamed veggies and dinner is served.

Southern Living OCTOBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Chill:4 Hours


  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Asian sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. Stir together hoisin sauce and next 3 ingredients in a large shallow dish or zip-top plastic freezer bag; remove and reserve 1/4 cup marinade. Add chops to remaining marinade in dish. Cover or seal, and chill 2 to 4 hours. Remove chops from marinade, discarding marinade. Sprinkle chops evenly with salt and pepper.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; cook chops 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until done. Brush with reserved 1/4 cup marinade.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Maggi Taste of Asia Sweet Chili Sauce.


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